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Accountant - Lakeville Area Schools

Posted on 2022-01-14 1:37:28 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd194%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D3215&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cdbe5518648044367380508d9d7954a0b%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637777858479087115%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=yxjTya5y1JocLMjewkF2xHyafPwT3GUAhnewONFp%2FmY%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: TBD Date Closing: 01/21/2022 4 PM * Accountant -8-2021.docx<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd194%2Fonlineapp%2F1BrowseFile.aspx%3Fid%3D144440&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cdbe5518648044367380508d9d7954a0b%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637777858479097108%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=COwQ%2BHzuBml9YuXSFcbV4Lnys36yM2qJ4ufFL%2BNMLws%3D&reserved=0> Lakeville Area Schools is the twelfth largest school district in Minnesota serving approximately 11,000 students in Lakeville, parts of Burnsville and Elko New Market, and portions of Eureka, Credit River and New Market Townships. There are eight elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools, an Area Learning Center, an online K-12 school, Early Childhood programming, and lifelong learning opportunities through Community Education. Our vision is to inspire a passion for learning in every student. Our mission is to strive to ensure success for every student personally, socially, academically and civically. Position Summary: Performs skilled level professional accounting work in the preparation and maintenance of ledgers and reports; and performs related duties as required. The purpose of this position is to maintain accurate and systematic financial records for the school district that meet all state and federal requirements. WHAT YOU&#8217;LL LIKE ABOUT US: * Comprehensive and affordable benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D and Long-Term Disability Coverage * Paid time off and paid holidays * 403(b) Plan & matching * HRA * Salary range: $55,000 - $65,000 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential functions of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties: 1. Perform internal auditing work of a complex or advanced nature in examining and verifying the accuracy of a variety of accounting reports, records, documents, statements, and other financial information. 2. Process accounts receivable/receipting duties. 3. Initiate SERVS &#8211; Federal funds draw requests. 4. Maintain Fixed Asset records. 5. Maintain Construction in Process files. 6. Project/Contract management & Accounting. 7. Assist in Budget Management. 8. Assist and participates in the preparation of the annual audit. 9. Prepare year-end entries and statements for the audit. 10. Gather information as requested by auditors, or Controller. 11. Perform cost analysis of labor contracts proposals and provide financial advice relating to negotiation strategy. 12. Coordinate, collect and verify all salary and non-salary information through the budgeting system. 13. Attend staff development opportunities offered through MDE, MASBO, and various financial firms. 14. Perform other duties as assigned by the Controller and Executive Director of Business. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Specific training or job experience required before appointment): 1. Required - Associated Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or closely related field. 2. Preferred - Four (4) year degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or closely related field and at least 16 quarter or equivalent semester credits in accounting courses. (No substitution for education) 3. 3 years directly related experience performing professional accounting functions preferred. 4. Knowledge of UFARS, GAAP, GASB rules and guideline. 5. Strong knowledge of Microsoft office and Google software products. 6. Excellent keyboarding, ten key and data entry skills. 7. Ability to meet deadlines. 8. Strong organizational skills. For full job descriiption please see attached. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION: * Apply online at Lakeville Area Schools Application <https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd194%2Fonlineapp%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cdbe5518648044367380508d9d7954a0b%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637777858479107100%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=M26CHCszSpgiRzg4txg7k5VBBFEmd0v0b%2BJz4FA3DDE%3D&reserved=0> * Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the current needs of the District. * The position will be filled on an undesignated time-frame when, and not until, the right candidate emerges. https://www.applitrack.com/isd194/onlineapp/<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd194%2Fonlineapp%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cdbe5518648044367380508d9d7954a0b%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637777858479107100%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=M26CHCszSpgiRzg4txg7k5VBBFEmd0v0b%2BJz4FA3DDE%3D&reserved=0> ISD 194 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY Lakeville Area Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cdbe5518648044367380508d9d7954a0b%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637777858479117100%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=x00dqAozH0tI%2BepYWM6l40YwforqH9Y4rJ3OZxOzbq0%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online This email may contain information that is confidential or attorney-client privileged and may constitute inside information. 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Date of Availability: TBD
Date Closing: 01/21/2022 4 PM
Lakeville Area Schools is the twelfth largest school district in Minnesota serving approximately 11,000 students in Lakeville, parts of Burnsville and Elko New Market, and portions of Eureka, Credit River and New Market Townships. There are eight elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools, an Area Learning Center, an online K-12 school, Early Childhood programming, and lifelong learning opportunities through Community Education. Our vision is to inspire a passion for learning in every student. Our mission is to strive to ensure success for every student personally, socially, academically and civically. 

Position Summary:
Performs skilled level professional accounting work in the preparation and maintenance of ledgers and reports; and performs related duties as required.  The purpose of this position is to maintain accurate and systematic financial records for the school district that meet all state and federal requirements.


WHAT YOU’LL LIKE ABOUT US:
  • Comprehensive and affordable benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • 403(b) Plan & matching
  • HRA
  • Salary range: $55,000 - $65,000

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The essential functions of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:
  1. Perform internal auditing work of a complex or advanced nature in examining and verifying the accuracy of a variety of accounting reports, records, documents, statements, and other financial information.
  2. Process accounts receivable/receipting duties.
  3. Initiate SERVS – Federal funds draw requests.
  4. Maintain Fixed Asset records.
  5. Maintain Construction in Process files.
  6. Project/Contract management & Accounting.
  7. Assist in Budget Management.
  8. Assist and participates in the preparation of the annual audit.
  9. Prepare year-end entries and statements for the audit.
  10. Gather information as requested by auditors, or Controller.
  11. Perform cost analysis of labor contracts proposals and provide financial advice relating to negotiation strategy.
  12. Coordinate, collect and verify all salary and non-salary information through the budgeting system.
  13. Attend staff development opportunities offered through MDE, MASBO, and various financial firms.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned by the Controller and Executive Director of Business.
  
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Specific training or job experience required before appointment):
  1. Required -  Associated Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or closely related field.
  2. Preferred - Four (4) year degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or closely related field and at least 16 quarter or equivalent semester credits in accounting courses. (No substitution for education)
  3. 3 years directly related experience performing professional accounting functions preferred.
  4. Knowledge of UFARS, GAAP, GASB rules and guideline.
  5. Strong knowledge of Microsoft office and Google software products.
  6. Excellent keyboarding, ten key and data entry skills.
  7. Ability to meet deadlines.
  8. Strong organizational skills.
For full job descriiption please see attached.


TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
  • Apply online at Lakeville Area Schools Application
  • Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the current needs of the District.
  • The position will be filled on an undesignated time-frame when, and not until, the right candidate emerges.


https://www.applitrack.com/isd194/onlineapp/
 
 
 
ISD 194 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY
 
 

Lakeville Area Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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